Five Highest-paid Engineering Jobs in India  

 

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In India, in particular, engineering has a great scope. While experts advocate that students should follow their hearts, others opine about the lucrative job prospects it has. There was a survey undertaken by a leading engineering firm in Delhi where engineering students were asked whether they follow their hearts. Most of them were confused, and others said it was their parents who persuaded them to pursue engineering – since it is one of the highest-paying jobs in India. To make it easy for you, we have compiled a list of top 5 highest paid engineering jobs (branches) in India that might fascinate you.

#1 Civil Engineering

Civil engineers have tremendous contributions in the infrastructural development. From building bridges, dams, airports, railways to residential expansions and commercial projects, the demand of civil engineers cannot be ignored.

Salary Package -

Experience

Package in Rupees (Per Annum) (Approx.)

Fresher (1 or 2 years of experience)

3 – 5 Lakh

Experienced (8-10 years of experience)

12 – 15 Lakh

#2 Petroleum Engineering

Considering the demand for natural gas and crude oil, pursuing engineering in Petroleum is highly recommended. This is one branch that rakes a huge amount of money. Big organisations such as OVL, ONGC, HPCL, etc. look for adroit petroleum engineers for various posts.

Salary Package -

Experience

Package in Rupees (Per Annum) (Approx.)

Fresher (1 or 2 years of experience)

4 - 7 Lakh

Experienced (8-10 years of experience)

13 – 20 Lakh

#3 Chemical Engineering

The role of a chemical engineer involves identifying and eliminating technical errors and helps raw materials convert into useful forms.

Salary Package –

Experience

Package in Rupees (Per Annum) (Approx.)

Fresher (1 or 2 years of experience)

5 – 9 Lakh

Experienced (8-10 years of experience)

18 - 25 Lakh

#4 Nuclear Engineering

Those who have a genuine interest in Physics can pursue nuclear engineering and earn quite a handsome amount.

Salary Package –

Experience

Package in Rupees (Per Annum) (Approx.)

Fresher (1 or 2 years of experience)

5 - 7 Lakh

Experienced (8-10 years of experience)

18 – 23 Lakh

#5 Aerospace Engineering

Pursue Aerospace Engineering if you wish to work with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The engineering branch deals with spacecraft and aircraft.

Salary Package –

Experience

Package in Rupees (Per Annum) (Approx.)

Fresher (1 or 2 years of experience)

5 – 8 Lakh

Experienced (8-10 years of experience)

25 - 32 Lakh

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